Many countries, including South Africa, use regulations to control smoking in public so that they do not harm non-smokers. Likewise, getting vaccinated is for the common good of society.
COVID-19 is a plague not merely on the happiness that comes with health and wealth, but also on the meaning in our lives.
A questioning and receptive mind frees the individual and can be put to use in all kinds of careers.
Unity for the wrong reasons reduces social cooperation to whatever happens to benefit a particular person or group, making it a zero-sum game.
Fanon found in Algeria that what the colonial law courts considered a failure of integration by mental patients was in fact an elemental resistance to European rule.
Frantz Fanon recognised mental illness as a real experience and offered an understanding of it being influenced by society and culture.
Thinking with Karl Marx on his 200th birthday means recognising the importance of thought.
Survivor’s guilt is arguably an instance of good character, an emotional expression.
In a society like South Africa’s that is increasingly becoming polarised, simplified opinions should be approached with caution.
“Critique of Black Reason” offers readers insight into how the construction of race and racism underpins our understanding of modernity.
Proponents of assisted suicide, such as emeritus archbishop Desmond Tutu, argue that as people have the right to live with dignity, they also have the right to die with dignity.